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The Quarter Life Crisis

My 20s Weren't Supposed to Be Like This: Getting Through the Quarter-Life Crisis

j.n. salters | Posted 06.02.2014 | College
j.n. salters

Two weeks ago, I got a new haircut. Last week I joined a dating site. Today, I told my landlord that I would not be renewing my lease because I planned to spend the next year backpacking. Through where? I do not know. All I know is that I feel stuck.

Three Ways to Be a Better Listener

Tani Brown | Posted 05.30.2014 | Travel
Tani Brown

Respond, don't react. Rather than listening with the intent of speaking, listen with absolutely zero intention other than discovery. Don't react to what you hear, but respond to it at a later time.

Comfortably Uncomfortable

Tani Brown | Posted 03.23.2014 | College
Tani Brown

"I'm so sorry." Let me start with these three words. We've all been in this situation. Someone suffers a tragic loss, hardship, difficulty. In this m...

25 Things I Wish I Knew And Did Before 25

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women
Sahaj Kohli

There are (at least) 25 things I wish I took advantage of, learned, habituated to or did before turning 25... and 25 things I am going to try to accomplish after turning 25.

When Truth Is Revealed

Tani Brown | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Tani Brown

For me, religion is not about telling another person what to do, and I feel many practices need clarity. For me, it is about balancing my center. My family and my grandmother Rodell's ring are my center. They are the things I will forever come back to.

On the Examination of Love

Tani Brown | Posted 04.25.2013 | College
Tani Brown

When I was in college, I was madly in love with love. I saw a glimpse of both my best and my worst self, driven by the thrilling vulnerability of meeting someone that could love both the good and bad parts of me.

The Return to the Nest: A Few Words of Encouragement

Katherine Marie Priddy | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Katherine Marie Priddy

It may be nice to take a hot shower without a delightful utilities bill condemning my next month's groceries list to Ramen noodles and canned soup. Then again, when I hand Mom my laundry, I am handing her my independence, temporarily.

What Does It Mean to Be an Adult? Being Realistic vs. Optimistic

Teresa Lee | Posted 04.03.2013 | College
Teresa Lee

But seriously, where is the line between being realistic versus being optimistic? Where is the line between going for your dreams versus being crazy stupid? Where is the line between being content and happy with your life versus settling and being tired of life?

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid

Tani Brown | Posted 03.18.2013 | College
Tani Brown

I can only recall a few times in my life when I've failed in a way I was proud of. Things just didn't go right, but I was glad they happened.

What Makes a Woman?

Teresa Lee | Posted 01.14.2013 | College
Teresa Lee

As a 20-something girlwomanchildadult, I think a lot about the person, no, woman, I want to become, the qualities I strive to have, and the goals I plan to reach.

Three Ways for Twenty-Somethings to Be Happier

Tani Brown | Posted 01.09.2013 | College
Tani Brown

Being 24 is nice -- I feel the good sense of becoming older and having a much better sense of who and where I am in my twenties. I'm still lost, but now in a calculated way.

Share A 20-Something Story

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

I want to share about my evolution from a 20-something with no answers about my life to an early 30-something offering answers about 20-something life.